|Just follow the 11 easy steps below to replace cartridge in your Single Lever Kitchen Tap:|
|Step 1||Make sure to turn OFF the hot and cold water mains as otherwise water will come out of the side of your tap once you access the cartridge.|
|Step 2||To remove the handle you must remove the grub screw with a suitable sized allen key. Be careful not to lose grub screw. Some Single Lever Taps have a coloured indicator on the front (blue / red) which conceals the grub screw. Remove this indicator carefully with something delicate e.g. tip of knife, being careful not to scratch your tap to access grub screw behind.|
|Step 3||Unscrew the silver dome shape. Turn AntiClockwise to loosen.|
|Step 4||Use an appropriate sized spanner (or adjustable spanner) to loosen the Brass Nut. Turn AntiClockwise to loosen|
|Step 4||Example of Brass Nut|
|Step 5||Remove defective cartridge.|
|Step 6||Before putting in new cartridge check the inside of the tap body and remove any debris that might be there.|
|Step 7||Replace and tighten brass nut.|
|Step 8||Replace silver dome.|
|Step 9||Refit the lever handle.|
|Step 10||Refit the grub screw.|
|Step 11||Turn on the water.|
I hope the information below will be of some help to you. If you are in any doubt about CHANGING a Kitchen Tap Cartridge – do contact a professional plumber.
Check out the Tips and Tricks in our Kitchen Taps Troubleshooting Guide for other common Kitchen Taps Problems (with solutions).
Here is a detailed listing of the Cartridges that we currently stock (including images and measurements) if you need to replace a Single Lever Tap replacement cartridge
You can purchase Tap Spare Parts here.